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Tag: Transportation

Segway Ninebot miniPro Self-Balancing Scooter: Not Mall Cop Approved

Segway Ninebot miniPro Self-Balancing Scooter: Not Mall Cop Approved
Segway has a new personal transport vehicle that Paul Blart wouldn’t be able to use. The vehicle is called the Ninebot by Segway miniPro and it has a maximum weight capacity of 185 pounds. If you…

Elevated Bus Drives Over Traffic, Will Not Be Stopped

Elevated Bus Drives Over Traffic, Will Not Be Stopped
You think you know traffic jams? You have no idea what one is until you’ve experienced China’s infamous traffic jams. The country has some epic gridlock problems, but this cool elevated bus might help if they…
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The Nimble Urban Is a Business Scooter

The Nimble Urban Is a Business Scooter
So you want a cool personal transporter that can carry your stuff. Bikes take up too much space. Segways are too slow and expensive. A group of industrial design students at California State University in Long…

Hyperloop Tests to Kickoff in Las Vegas in Q1 2016

Hyperloop Tests to Kickoff in Las Vegas in Q1 2016
If you haven’t heard of the Hyperloop, you are missing something that will be awesome if it comes to fruition. Hyperloop is a very high-speed transportation system proposed by Tesla founder Elon Musk, that will carry…

Stary Skateboard Has Motors in the Wheels

Stary Skateboard Has Motors in the Wheels
Growing up, I had a very steep driveway that was about a quarter of a mile long. It ended in a pile of dirt and those weeds with little burrs that will impale you we call…

Commute-Case: It’s a Briefcase, It’s a Scooter

Commute-Case: It’s a Briefcase, It’s a Scooter
If you’ve fallen flat on your face one too many times while attempting to ride a Segway, then the Commute-Case may or may not be the right method of transportation for you.…

You Must Pay Attention to the Road in Order to Drive this Car

You Must Pay Attention to the Road in Order to Drive this Car
So many people end up in car accidents every year. One of the common reasons was because the driver wasn’t paying enough attention. Some apparently can’t let go of their smartphones when they’re on the road,…

Skytran Magnetically Levitating Mass Transit System: The Future is Coming to Tel Aviv

Skytran Magnetically Levitating Mass Transit System: The Future is Coming to Tel Aviv
There aren’t that many maglev trains in operation yet (one is currently operating in Shanghai, China and another is in Japan). There have been skytrains and monorails before, but this is the world’s first magnetically levitating…

Drones to Monitor Highways and Hand out Speeding Tickets (NOT)

Drones to Monitor Highways and Hand out Speeding Tickets (NOT)
Personally, I hate speed cameras, especially the new mobile ones that are hard to spot. Now, can you imagine drones flying all over the place and handing out speeding tickets if you go over the limit?…

Boxx Electric Bike is as Small as Basic Transportation Gets

Boxx Electric Bike is as Small as Basic Transportation Gets
City life is tough. Sure, you can walk most anywhere you want or take a cab, but having your own mode of transport gives you a bit of freedom. But cars are expensive. Bikes are good,…

China Working on High-Speed Train That Can Hit 310 MPH… on Rails

China Working on High-Speed Train That Can Hit 310 MPH… on Rails
The fastest train that I’ve been in is Taiwan’s High Speed Rail and it went about 190 mph. That’s pretty fast for a land-based vehicle if you ask me. You can basically get from one end…

Scooter + Bike = Scoobike

Scooter + Bike = Scoobike
I learned how to ride a bike pretty late in life (not sure if I can say that I really know how to “ride” one – “wobble” is more like it.) So when I’m tired of…

Train Casemod is Off the Rails

Train Casemod is Off the Rails
Over the years, I’ve written about a wide variety of computer casemods based on vehicles ranging from cars, to motorcycles, to tanks, to spaceships. But this is the first mod I’ve seen with a computer built…

Michael Jelinek’s Vehicle Concepts: Are Pod Racers the Future of Transportation?

Michael Jelinek’s Vehicle Concepts: Are Pod Racers the Future of Transportation?
Even though I saw Star Wars Episode I: Phantom Menace a few times, it remains my everyone’s least favorite Star Wars movie. That being said, it had some redeeming qualities, like Darth Maul and the pod…

Japanese Maglev Train to Run at 313 MPH!

Japanese Maglev Train to Run at 313 MPH!
The crazy cats in Japan have all sorts of cool gear that we will never see in the US. One of the coolest technological accomplishments in my book is the high-speed bullet trains that can cruise…

Real Hoverbike in the Works: Just Don’t Fall Off

Real Hoverbike in the Works: Just Don’t Fall Off
When I think of the concept of a hoverbike, what comes to mind is those speeder bikes from the Star Wars saga. You know the ones that the Scout troopers use on Endor in Return of…
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